Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic won their reverse singles matches Sunday to put Serbia into the Fed Cup final for the first time with a win over Russia in the semifinals on Sunday.
Jankovic defeated two-time major champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 6-4 to score the decisive third point and give Serbia an insurmountable 3-1 lead over Russia.
Ivanovic had put Serbia up 2-1 on the indoor clay court at the Megasport Arena, rallying to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 in the first reverse singles.
Serbia will face defending champion Czech Republic in the final on Nov. 3-4.
Jankovic easily won the first set but was broken in her first service game in the second set. She then rallied from 3-0 down, taking five consecutive games and closing out the match on her first match point.
''It's a historic moment for us,'' Jankovic said. ''I cannot even believe that we are in the final. We came a long way and I'm very happy we were able to win this match.''
Pavlyuchenkova won five c...